4-H/FFA

4-H

Garfield County 4-H members welcome you to the Garfield County Fair! It is an exciting opportunity for more than 300 youth, ranging from 5-18 years of age, to showcase a year’s worth of work. Throughout the year, Garfield County 4-H youth have dedicated numerous hours on developing projects to bring to exhibit at the Garfield County Fair.

The Garfield County Fair offers the opportunity to highlight all 4-H member work to all residents and visitors of Garfield County. 4-H member’s projects will be on display throughout the Garfield County Fair. Please come and visit us in the Garfield County Fairgrounds Indoor Arena, in North Hall, and at the Backstage during the Garfield County Fair. 4-H schedule-|

 

Future Farmers of America (FFA)

The national FFA organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

To accomplish its mission, FFA:

•  Develops competent and assertive agricultural leadership,
•  Increases awareness of the global and technological importance of agriculture and its contribution to our well-being,
•  Strengthens the confidence of agriculture students in themselves and their work,
•  Promotes the intelligent choice and establishment of an agricultural career,
•  Encourages achievement in supervised agricultural experience programs,
•  Encourages wise management of economic, environmental and human resources of the community,

What is 4-H?

4-H is a non-formal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5-18. 

4-H Mission: 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
4-H Vision: A world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.
4-H Pledge: I Pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking, my HEART to greater loyalty, my HANDS to larger service and my HEALTH to better living for my Club, my Community, my Country, and my World.
4-H Motto: To make the best BETTER.

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•  Develops interpersonal skills in teamwork, communications, human relations and social interaction,
•  Builds character and promotes citizenship, volunteerism and patriotism,
•  Promotes cooperation and cooperative attitudes among all people,
•  Promotes healthy lifestyles,
•  Encourages excellence in scholarship.


The FFA motto gives members twelve short words to live by as they experience the opportunities in the organization:  Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.

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